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A radical group at the University of Central Florida calling themselves the “Knights for Socialism” held an event on Friday where children asked if they could “kill Donald Trump.” The socialist group organized an event where piñatas, bearing the likeness of Steve Bannon, Jeff Sessions, and Trump were strung to trees and students encouraged and invited …

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The superintendent of a taxpayer-funded school district in Pennsylvania has banned forks from the high school cafeteria because too many students have been using the utensils to stab each other. Sto-Rox High School in the gritty Pittsburgh suburb of McKees Rocks is the site of the new fork-free policy, according to local NBC affiliate WPXI. …

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Schools in the northeast are teaching students how to recognize “fake news.” Elementary school teachers and college professors have added sections on recognizing fake news in their civics courses, reports the Associated Press. “I think only education can solve this problem,” Pat Winters Lauro, a Kean University professor, said. Lauro launched a course on “news literacy” …

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A kindergarten teacher at a public school in Florida found a five-year-old student chewing on a used condom on the school playground last week. The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon at St. Lucie Elementary School in Fort Pierce, Florida, according to a police report obtained by Treasure Coast Newspapers. The boy had found the discarded …

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On Friday, the Washington Post ran an article with some upsetting implications. At the beginning of the piece, the author presents a rather banal and (one would think) self-evident case that Trump staffers are moving to D.C. Considering that’s where their new job is, this makes a lot of sense. In the article’s closing paragraphs, however, the …

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Black Lives Matter protesters blocked Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from entering a Washington, D.C. public school Friday. According to WJLA, DeVos attempted to enter the Jefferson Academy but Black Lives Matter protesters, organized by the Washington Teacher’s Union blocked the entry way while heckling her, she turned around and returned to her car. One protester …

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Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro used age to blow holes in the transgenderism argument during a recent appearance at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. Shapiro — after arguing with a young woman about how “gender is not disconnected from sex” — decided to pick a comparable category to prove his point. “Let me ask you this. I …

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  A South Carolina high school student could be facing 30 days in jail after throwing a paper airplane. Police say a South Carolina high school student accused of throwing a paper airplane that struck a teacher in the eye could end up in jail for up to a month. According to South Strand News, …

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Students in a Durham School District are being told they cannot eat parts of their home-packed lunches because they are “unhealthy.” According to The Star, the Durham School District’s new healthy eating initiative has parents infuriated after teachers and officials have refused to let students eat specific parts of the lunches packed by their parents. …

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